In Hollywood, superheroes and rogues enjoyed crowds- and sleep on the streets
Many tourists take photos with the characters stringing Hollywood Boulevard, but few know about the dangers and instability the impersonators face
In a parking lots off Hollywood Boulevard, Christopher Dennis recently changed into a Superman outfit, terminated with a muscle dres and calf-high ruby-red boots. He leader out through the crowds, a wont he was resuming after a forced absence.
You look like youve come out of the movie screen, man! said a parking attendant.
Man, youre back! said a street vendor exchanging simulated flowers.
Many people who frequented the expressway not least the other superhero impersonators, who constitute for tourists for tips know the reason Dennis was gone. For about seven months he was homeless, and lived in a tent and under tarps in different places in the city.
Among the specific characteristics showboating in front of the Chinese Theater and parading in their regalia along the Walk of Fame, his situation is not extraordinary. There is a Darth Vader who has wasted darkness sleeping on the sidewalk with a costume in a backpack, and a Joker whose survival programme sometimes involved trying to stay awake when it was darknes out.
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